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Jan 19, 2013 5:30am PST
received two speaker cards. [ reading speakers' names ] >> good afternoon miss hale. >> good afternoon and happy new year. i'm vera hale and i'm a member of the advisory council to the department of aging and adult services. and some of us became very concerned when we read that you were considering at some point eliminating age-based discounts. now we think the senior discount is very important and should be larger, but one of the things that we need to keep in mind is that if you do eliminate it, it would be a disaster for seniors. seniors, there are 155,000 seniors in san francisco. that is 19.2% of the population. and it's growing. as you know, baby-boomers are increasing. the older americans act considers people who are 60 to be seniors. and there are 44 nutrition sites in the city and about 2,000 people go everyday -- not everyday, but go to these 44 sites and most of them go on muni and sometimes they go on one, two or three buses. to start segregating people when they are not segregated at meal sites based on their income would create big problems. people have develop
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >> very good. we have two presenters for this item. first is barbara hale. >> thank you mr. chairman. barbara hale assistant general manager for power at sfpuc so i wanted to update you on three items, our overall clean timeline, our recent activities at the public utilities commission and activities at the california public utilities commission so with respect to the time line. at this point we're on track. by this date we should have completed presentations at our commission on the presentation by local power on their proposed business case and financial deliverables, and have presented before the commission materials to start to get them familiar with the not to exceed rate proposal which we have been discussing with the board. those activities went forward on tuesday and i will talk about that and we might see slippage with individual elements but even with they am seeing cleanpower sf given to the customers as our published calendar projected the slippage is in part because we're still getting the rate fairness board comfortable with the not to exceed rates with how the mix of r
Jan 1, 2013 10:00pm PST
. hale's update on cleanpowersf. talking about the briefing that local power will give on january 22 about their work on the local build down. i think you have heard in the past hearings that i and others have said what they have developed in a financial model to get the entire power that advocates are asking for. and putting out in the same price by pg & e and by the locals in the first years of the program. but however the exciting new news in the latest stakeholder meeting between local power and sfsgu and advocates. local power after heard from a lot of us, and after saying, listen, what you are putting together is good. but we have an issue that commissioner caen raised, pg & e is going to roll out their green program at a $6 premium. and it's lower than the 10-20. and hearing the comments from us and staff, local power developed a new model based on its previous models. that model will use renewable energy credits at the same level they are used in morion county. and something that environmentalists weren't thrilled about using credits. however local power has worked credits an
Jan 28, 2013 1:30pm PST
name this building after vera hale, who is here on stage. this building, once it's opened will be named the vera hale building. for over 20 years vera has been a tireless advocate around senior issues, around economic security issues. she has worked at curry senior center and i have a list of the boards and commissions she has served on. i will read them to you because it's a longer list i heard many in my life. advisory council to aging and adult services, the mayor's long-term care coordinating council, the san francisco interim support task force and coalition of agencies serve the elders, and i'm sure will there are a hundred other that vera sat on. the list of things that she has worked on goes on and on. to me vera symbolized what san francisco is about. her work and the community she fought so tirelessly for and on top of the dining hall, this corner will forever be st. anthony's dining hall, but the same piece that is mercy housing will be known as vera hale housing. [ applause ] so close. i have a long list. i'm on page 3 there is only seven more. [ laughter ] i'm kidding. i'm
Jan 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
sf program. >> barbara hale will give an update. >> thank you mr. herring -- mr. kelly, sorry. thank you, i am barbara hale, assistant general manager for power. by way of updates item four i just wanted to remind you in your packets is a detailed timeline for implementation of our cca program. we also are in working constructively with lafco in their advisory role to the board in implementation our cca program we are operating under a memorandum of understanding with lafco that describes the roles and responsibilities of our respective staff and we expect that as we get to actual program launch we will come back to you with a new mou that describes our ongoing relationship at the time. the mou we're operating under this point is expired but i think we're both comfortable to serve those roles until the program takes better shape and we can then revisit roles and responds with that information in hand. then the other item i wanted to make mention of by way of update is some of our activities at the california public utilities commission. we did go forward with the filing of our
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
not meet that. >> thank you, miss hale, appreciate that. >> we hope you will not consider that. >> thank you. >> good afternoon again directors charles rathborn on behalf of luxor cab. i would like to submit our complaint against uber. uber is installing their own dispatch equipment in our cabs without our permission. the equipment consists of a smartphone modified to acts a dispatch terminal. the terminal serves only uber's customers and not the general public. you cannot for instance order a cab using uber's equipment. but the unlicensed dispatch firms do not. unlicensed companies undermine our ability to respond to service requests through our own already strained dispatch service to the extent that our drivers are working with the unlicensed dispatch, they are unavailable to respond to service requests made through our own licensed dispatch. is the operation safe? does the device cause more driver distraction than already exists of a complex work environment of a taxi cab? what about the fare? we know that uber always charges more than the meters fare. however, their transa
Jan 22, 2013 3:00pm PST
may not have in the current year firm power and that is a key issue and so ms. hale who knows this better than i do the seasonality and the if i rememberness of how much is available when, when we can bank through the year and buy more expensive during the none run off period matters a lot. and so mr. moran races a good point if you bring up the most average and cost effective which hetchy is the most cost effective in california and it's an amazing system but i can't tell you it's firm for the next ten or 20 years and you will see that in one of the slides in the consumptions is that ap i has assumed that we have relatively standard prices and relatively affordable hetchy and that it's form year after year and that is a risk had a i can't mitigate away without collateral or or reserves. >> and typically what we do on that is we have a farming contract that says, where hetchy cannot meet the load. somebody else will and we can lock in the price for that. >>> that is typically always more expensive and so in the last ten-seven years, we typically had to buy at six to 7 cents per kil
Jan 16, 2013 1:00pm PST
a video from andrew hale where he was stealing people's cell phones the asking to borrow people's fun and running on byu's campus and people weren't chasing him. his shtick is getting old, people know who he is and what he's up to. so he has to take his act up north. different part of town. here he is, trying to pull the same move on the guy in the brown jacket and vest. >> what kind of fun is this? >> andrew takes off. >> this dude drops his bag. >> oh! >> no kidding, dude. >> that's not cool. i would beat the crap out of you like that. >> i've been waiting for this to happen to andrew hale. it seems like it's going to happen every time he pulls one of his pranks. >> we're doing a prank, dude. >> that's so perfect, dude. >> oh, my gosh. >> that was amazing, dude new york city one has ever done that before. >> they showed it to him and they go on to explain, you're the first person who has ever had this kind of reaction. the guy thinks it's funny. >> he still gets lucky. this guy finds it funny. the guy two seconds ago was about to kill him over a cell phone. he was able to commun
Jan 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
... we are ready for our cleanpowersf. who's presenting? here we go. item 14 members. >> barbara hale assistant general manage for power thank you members for did he go 98ing this time for local power i think and they are here to present to you their business case and financial deliverless at this point and their principal will be making the presentation. we have ten minutes allot it had for this presentation. >> thank you plaintiffs perhaps miscommunication and we prepared a 30-minute powerpoint. >> i think the first 17 slides are more than enough information for us. >> this is samuel golding our project manager. >> we will have to skip through some of the slides in order to meet your time requirement. >> yes, my name is paul from local power incorporated, we have been working here in the city since 197, i know, as i really, commissioner moran, you have upthe general manager when i started working here on c c a and the city is also involved in the proposition h bond authority in 2,000 one and the 2004 c c a ordinance followed by the c c a complement plan of 2,007 and the work that we
Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm EST
to u.s. defense strategy and the defense budget. we are honored to have robert hale here to give the keynote address to begin things. just a quick note on the agenda, after bob has spoken, i will come up and we can have some questions again, thank you all for being here. let me say a brief word about bob
Jan 21, 2013 5:00pm EST
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
and the defense budget, and we honored to the hoe undersecretary of defense, robert hale here. just a quick note on the agenda, after bob has spoken, i'll come up and call on a few folks and we can ask some questions of bob, so that will be your chance to intercede and pose questions on your mind. you'll field questions for a half hour. at that point we'll go straight to a panel discussion, and we'll be joined by paul wolfowitz and richard betts. richard betts runs the security program at columbia university. so thank you all of you for being here. let me say a brief word about bob hale, for whom i had the great pleasure of working 20 years ago at the congressional budget office. fantastic career in national security. as noted, comptroller of the pentagon today. one of the top officials, eadviser to the secretary of defense in all matters financial, not only in terms of building budgets and trying to execute them and execute efficiencies and reforms within the defense budget. bob has a long career in national security. he was navy officer at the beginning of his career. he worked for
Jan 7, 2013 8:30am EST
about bob hale, for whom i have a great pleasure of working 20 years ago at the congressional budget office. fantastic career in national security. as noted, comptroller of the pentagon today. one of the top officials, the key adviser to the secretary of defense on all matters financial. not only in terms of building budgets but executing them and trying to figure out how to save money and execute efficiencies and reforms within the defense budget. bob has a long career in national security. he was a navy officer at the beginning of his career he worked at the center for naval analyses, work for the logistics management institute early in his career and again later. he was my boss at the congressional budget office during the period, well, for a number of years, but including during the period when the berlin wall had just come down and rebuild a post-cold war military. working with people like senator sam nunn and aspen as most people on both sides of the aisle. bob was the comptroller of the air force during the clinton administration and has also been the executive director of the
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
hale could speak to that. but in terms of bringing us on as a customer, they are able to further utilize the amount -- to sell on the retail market additional energy that they would otherwise would be surplus and selling on the whole sale market. >> do they make the money back? >> they make the money back. >> thank you. that is all i need. >> director reiskin? >> just a comment, as the chair said, first of all, a very good and comprehensive report. so i appreciate that. and i also think as the transbay terminal itself is enabling a sustainability form of transportation and brings a very big environmental benefit to the region, i think it's very appropriate that we would be powering it with clean hetch hetchy power. so i commend the puc for an innovative and aggressive proposal and i think this is a win-win and good for the puc and it's good for the project and it's good for the city. so i think i'm happy to see the recommendation. thank you. >> i will just concur with director reiskin. and i think over the last -- actually over the last year the board of supervisors has spent qui
Jan 25, 2013 5:30am EST
local economies and the cities and states from which they are from. gun rights groups are haling the move as victory for the second amendment and letters are headed to the tom corbett asking him to allow the show to go on without the event organizer and one without weapons bans. no word this morning on whether the move is gain anything traction. >>> five things to know on this friday morning. vice president joe biden heads to richmond virginia to selling the gun policy agenda and is expected to speak at commonwealth university along with experts. >>> and mitt romney is attending a luncheon at wj marriott in dchis former running mate is expected to be there. >>> it's tim geithner's last day of treasury secretary. he is stepping down after serving in that position since 2009. the president has nominated his current chief of staff to replace him. >>> senator cardin is talking about economic development and energy at a breakfast in annapolis. he will pay a visit to the general assembly and chat with lawmakers. >>> the march for life rally in washington, d.c. today coincides with the 40th
Jan 4, 2013 10:30am PST
". >> president torres. >> yes ms. hale i wanted to go along the comments by the current chair and supervisor olague as well. part of the challenge we with with the stem cell industry is put in plain language the consent form and one of those experiences that we just had was with a young lady, who i can talk about now because she went public, one of the spinal cord injuries in the stem cell trial was that the medical language was so complex in the consent form that it needed to be improved so someone couldn't come back later and say "this patient was under emotional distress and of course they choose to because they didn't know what the consequences and side effects are" and this is not as serious as that, but it begs the question to make sure that
Jan 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Jan 1, 2013 6:30am PST
thank puc and ms. hale for your presentation. thank you very much and i really appreciate the work that has been put together in developing the framework for outreach. i actually really believe that we need to move forward quickly as a city. i want to make sure we're successful in the program. while we don't have all the details of the early notification and education plan there, the framework is clear and i think it's a good starting point to move forward for the city and i believe that while we have had comments about talking about caution i think they're well meaning how to have a successful program but i think the success of the program is that we roll out quickly with the notification and the education plan. that's going to be most meaningful. i also want to make sure that we're really clear that the effort is really working in the deep green areas first and foremost where we know a particular target audience is for the message and we know how to craft that message for them as well. i think that is going to be significant. we're not reaching out to every population in san fran
Jan 26, 2013 6:30am PST
capacity up at hetchy, i can't testimony you that and tell you that and i'll defer to ms. hale. may be you can address this somewhat briefly because we want to move on from this item and can you tell us and especially our last co commissioners proposition about the h bonds? it's a long question for a short answer but how are you proposing to pay for the local build out. >> we plops that h bonds be used for potentially the whole build out consisting of two major categorize of bonds one being taxable bonds and those would be for private benefit on commercial buildings but then, tax exempt bonds for p uc owned generator and is that would include the wind farm and other large generation in the city and so this approach was confirmed by pea body and l.a. s c o year ago and the use for taxable bonds is legal and there is no basis as far as i have ever heard that it's illegal to issue revenue bonds that are taxable and it comes down to whether they are taxable and in this case we have divide them accordingly and we also think there is a role for tax equity, investment in this program and so w
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